Scottish Green Party
Scottish Green Party

The Scottish Green Party is part of a growing global movement committed to a more equal and peaceful world, and to safeguarding the world’s environment.


Current vacancies

Regional Assistant – Patrick Harvie MSP

  • Part time
  • £23,180 pro-rata
  • Regional office, Finnieston, Glasgow
  • Closing 24th September 2019

From tackling the climate emergency to building a fairer economy and making the case for Scotland’s place in Europe, the Green Group of MSPs in the Scottish Parliament are leading the change. This is a rewarding role that will put you at the heart delivering our vision of a fairer, greener Scotland.

Working as part of the local team that supports the work of Patrick Harvie MSP, you will provide full administrative support including managing all aspects of the diary, drafting documents, filing, taking enquiries from constituents and stakeholders, replying to correspondence and providing support for meetings and appointments for Patrick Harvie MSP. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a passionate, well-organised individual with some experience of working in an office environment, in ideally a public-facing role or in local campaigning. Knowledge of Scottish and Glasgow politics is useful, but not as important as enthusiasm and the ability to develop this knowledge in the job. The job may involve periods of working alone, as well as with the rest of the team.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

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Researcher – Andy Wightman MSP

  • Full time
  • £26,000 – £32,727
  • Scottish parliament, Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th September 2019

To support Andy Wightman in his Parliamentary duties with a particular focus on Local Government, economy, land reform, housing, planning and communities.This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to work in the office of an MSP and to experience the rewards and challenges that come with this unique role at a time of unprecedented political interest.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

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Researcher – Patrick Harvie MSP

  • Part time
  • £26,000 – £30,727 pro-rata
  • Regional office, Finnieston, Glasgow
  • Closing 27th September 2019

From tackling the climate emergency to building a fairer economy and making the case for Scotland’s place in Europe, the Green Group of MSPs in the Scottish Parliament are leading the change. This is a rewarding role that will put you at the heart delivering our vision of a fairer, greener Scotland.

Working as part of the team supporting Patrick Harvie MSP’s work in Parliament, this role will involve preparing for parliamentary business, with a particular focus on his responsibilities as Co-Leader, and the Finance and Constitution portfolios. You will provide policy research, analysis and advice. You will work with the rest of the Green Group and its staff team, and maintain contacts with relevant organisations. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a passionate, proactive individual with someexperience working in campaigns or policy, knowledge of parliamentary processes and the Scottish political landscape, and the ability to bring creativity to the job.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

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Policy Officer - Scottish Greens Parliamentary Group

  • Full time
  • £26,000 – £30,727
  • Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th September 2019

From tackling the climate emergency to building a fairer economy and making the case for Scotland’s place in Europe, the Green Group of MSPs in the Scottish Parliament are leading the change. This is a fast-paced, challenging and rewarding role that will put you at the heart of our efforts to create a fairer, greener Scotland.

Working as part of the central pool team that supports the work of the six Green MSPs, you will provide the Group with business management services, ensuring speakers are allocated and parliamentary deadlines are met, whilst providing top rate policy research, analysis and advice. That will mean writing policy briefings. You will also support our Co-Leaders, Alison Johnstone MSP and Patrick Harvie MSP, in ensuring that their FMQ slots are used to maximum impact.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a passionate, well-organised individual with some experience working in campaigns or policy and excellent analytical and communication skills. Knowledge of parliamentary processes is useful, but not essential as long as you can demonstrate an enthusiasm and ability to develop this knowledge in the job.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

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